Doctor Fined $20K
HEALTHCARE PRIVACY—U.S.June 22, 2012
A Connecticut physician has been fined $20,000 for inappropriately accessing and downloading patient information held by his employer and contacting the patients to offer services. Dr. Gerald Micalizzi must also pursue ethics training and HIPAA compliance training as part of an agreement with the state's Medical Examining Board, the Valley Independent Sentinel reports. Micalizzi was fired from Advanced Mobile Imaging Radiology in 2010.